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months in a prison in iran, sarah shourd is back on u.s. soil and begging for the release of her two companions. >>> and bear attack, a washington man is savagely mauled while walking his dogs, as his wife steps in. >> oh, god, his head is all bashed in and he's dying. >> we'll talk with her exclusively about how she helped save his life early this monday exclusively about how she helped save his life early this monday morning, september 20th, 201. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. from new york. good to be back with all of you. i'm maggie rodriguez. good to be back with you, as well, harry. >> good morning. welcome back. >> thank you. >> baby pictures later, right? >> absolutely. >> can't wait for that. i'm harry smith. good morning, everybody. lots of news this morning especially in terms of hurricane igor. during the night bermuda just waking up to the devastation caused by the powerful storm, our dave price is here and he has the latest. dave? >> good morning, harry. here's what we know, slowly weakening continuing to pound bermuda, a huge storm but as it passed over the
overflowed the banks. jeff dube lived in the area for 14 years and he says he's used to the weather and this is different. >> when it gets to a certain point, you worry. >> reporter: the less dents try drying out and another storm is moving in on saturday. alexis christoforous, cbs news. >>> and you didn't see it, but the national guard is helping some residents in the hard hit areas. >>> fault baltimore county is getting $5 million in federal funding. fema approved the money after cleaning up from storms. we got off to a foggy start this morning and for the most part, that's lifted. take a live look at the inner harbor. you can see, this is from sky eye chopper 13. you can see a low ceiling out there and everyone's concerned about what to expect for the weekend and bernadette woods is in the first warning weather senter. good afternoon, bernadette. good afternoon, don and everyone out there. before we get to the weekend, we'll look at the hazy sun and the bigger news is going to be hot. the potential record breakers as we head into this hour. it's 87 degrees in baltimore. we've jum
county executive jim smith. good afternoon. what can you tell us about baltimore county? >> good afternoon to you. we're fairing fairly well. it helps when people use common sense. going around the barriers is -- it's hard to understand because we've had such great cooperation between so many of the agencies and the police and the public works, two of the agencies have been working hand and glove and a road that is partially closed until public works get there. they put up the barrier and the police go on to assist other areas. we need the cooperation of the public but all the agencies are working very, very well together. with respect to the two shelters, they're really open for people who feel threatened, particular thy those who are -- could be impacted by the tidal surge. that's supposed to owe consider around 12:48 p.m. if they are afrayed for their pets we have coordinated with animal control. they can bring their pets. if they're bringing their pets with them, we're prepared to even take care of the pets. we have done 6500 row versus 911 calls. there are robocalls, mostly
>>> the storm strengthens. tropical storm nicole moves close to the u.s. coast and when maryland could start feeling the effects. >>> hello, i'm don scott. >>> and i'm jessica kartalija -- >>> what kind of impact is nicole going to have, we'll show you the weather center with bernadette woods and marty bass. >>> well, the center of it isn't quick, but the rain ahead of it is already in maryland. we have bands of heavy rainmaking i into the southeastern shore and that's going to move into the southern tip here. east of the rain, it's picking up and it's on the doorstep of baltimore and annapolis. and denton, already heavy rain and federals burg and heading down into salisbury and this is just the beginning. we'll switch it over and show you the latest statistics on nicole. the senor is to the south and ahead of it, that's connected with this. take a look at the track, the winds are up to 40 miles per hour and it's moving to the north east. and it will probably gain more strength at this point. and the track ends. and this is by the national hurricane center. they think it will los
to 10 inches right along the central portion into eastern sections of harford harford. east of us a lot less. salisbury less than an inch. ocean city had almost nothing to this point, but probably see that change tonight. bernadette joins me with a look at the updated numbers and also dealing with the winds. bernadette? >>> over nine incheses of rain. annapolis. these have leveled off. with the new round coming in, these are going to come up. this has jumped over two inches in hagerstown and all of them will be rising. we have flash flood warnings in effect for the green counties and a tornado watch that's been pulled back, just these counties in this section. that's until 7:00 tonight and coast -- coastal flood warnings. we've seen winds sustained generally 15 to 20 miles an hour. that will continue through the evening hours. the water will pile up for the next high tide. we'll see changes but not until tomorrow. we'll have a full forecast coming up shortly. right now, back to you. >> thank you. first warning weather coverage continues with captain mike perry. captain, mike? >> i don't
>> reporter: denise, the commissioner told us tonight that gun used was so small, you could fit it in the palm of your hand. now, the gunman had a concealed weapons permit for about the past four years in virginia. but he had no record of doing anything violent. and the commissioner doesn't believe he planned this either. >> one day after the terrifying lockdown at world-renowned johns hopkins hospital, new information is coming to light about paul partis, the gunman who shot his elderly mother's doctor, then killed her and himself. >> we don't know yet if it was in his daily routine, coming and visiting his mother that, he always had that gun. >> reporter: investigators say partis was distraught over has 84-year-old mom's prognosis, and used a 32-caliber, cal tech semi automatic handgun, like this one, to shoot dr. david cohen, who will survive. partis' gunman said -- neighbor said he will survive. >> i think he felt like he might have been partially responsible. >> partis had no criminal record. the incident rattled the nerves of those who are simply trying to get back to norm
the guy to the ground. they'll have to explain it to all of us. >> reporter: fast forward, billy hits a 38-yard field goal and the ravens take the lead, 10-9. later on, the ravens losing, 12- 10 and flacco throws the third interception on the pass. and seconds left, flacco tossing the fourth interception of the day. that put a wrap on the loss against cincinnati. it's bad, three interceptions, it doesn't matter how you feel about them. >> we can look at the plays all week and the question you have to ask yourself, why not instant replay the plays. >> and 0-2 cleveland comes to baltimore sunday. have a great day, back to you. >> and it was one of the most talked about football games of the weekend as millions watched the second manning bowl. eli manning lead the giants against payton and the colts and this one was one sided. the colts hammered the giants and they cruised to a 38-14 victory. >> payton's good. >> something they can promote. >> payton's good. >> i'm excited, i don't normally get to work monday morning, but i get to be here for manic monday. >> good morning, ron. >> good mornin
. the iranian president sparks a u.n. walk-out after blaming the u.s. for the 9/11 attacks. we'll talk with sarah shourd the american hiker locked up in iran more than a year about what life was like in prison. >>> and mom arrested as these two girls fight, you can hear the mother of one of them cheering on her daughter. >> get her, sarah! >> now, she faces charges of child abuse early this friday >> now, she faces charges of child abuse early this friday morning, september 24th, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> the weekend is upon us, good friday morning to all of you. i'm maggie rodriguez. >> i'm harry smith. good morning. >> a busy new days around here so let's get to the dangerous flooding in wisconsin and minnesota where heavy rains left many areas covered in several feets of water and there's even more rain in the forecast today. poly wagner of our minneapolis station brings us up to date this morning from owatonna, minnesota. >> reporter: here in southern minnesota the intense early autumn rain triggered flooding that knocked out roads and flooded homes. the water kept rising
with the president and joins us now from the u. good morning, bill. >> reporter: good morning, harry. the president will make a plea for mid east peace today. meanwhile at the white house, he expected midterm staff shake-up seems to be under way. president obama's inner circle appears to be moving on, out of the west wing. cbs news has learned david axelrod, his closest political adviser will move to chicago next spring to take part in the campaign for re-election in 2012, a potential replacement for him, press secretary robert gibbs. the dominos don't stop there. rahm emanuel, his chief of staff, may leave the white house as soon as next months. he's told colleagues he is very likely to run for mayor of chicago. gibbs told reporters on air force one i'm not going to rule anything in orot. he's in the process of thinking through what's best for rahm, as the president addresses the general assembly this week to focus on america's place as a global leader. >> now, let me be clear, the united states of america has been and will remain the global leader in providing assistance. we will not abandon thos
treatment program. andy harris' extreme ideas will cost us. >>> in today's wjz-13 health watch report, there's a twist and a not so surprising study, one out of three americans depend on coffee to get through their work day. nurses and doctors and hotel workers are third. >> and the morning news anchor. >> maybe! >>> and be sure to check back in with wjz-13 at 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00. >> there's a new drink that's popular and it's dangerous, should this drink be out lawed? join us for the story and all of the breaking news at 4:00. of the breaking news at 4:00. >> we haveve we got stuck with a 72% rate hike. but martin o'malley got tough on bge, forcing them to pay back $2 billion to consumers. and what's bob ehrlich been doing the past four years? he got paid $2.5 million at a lobbying firm, a firm representing special interests and casinos right here in maryland. that's bob ehrlich-- a 72% increase for us and $2.5 million from special interests for himself. nice work, bob. old gibbs canning company. today these factories are full of dot com businesses. and now my job is helping maryland creat
in the crash tuesday. he was a former navy seal. >>> the president used his second address to ask the world to back the mideast peace process. as we report from wjz-13, he also took a shot at iran. >> reporter: president obama is requesting world leaders get behind the middle east peace process. >> this time, it will be different. we won't let terror or politics stand in the way. >> reporter: as the u.s. leads fragile negotiations for two states living side by side in peace, the international community must do its part. >> many are friends of the palestinians. these pledges must be supported by deeds. >> reporter: president obama called on arab states to step up aid. he said he wanted to see a secure israel and welcome an independent palestinian state. >> the president highlighted the u.s. role in fighting terrorism and securing nuclear weapons. >> the iranian government must demonstrate a clear and credible commitment and confirm to the world, the peaceful intent of the nuclear program. >> reporter: mahmoud ahmadinejad will offer a rebuttal when he addresses the assembly later on this afte
right here in maryland. that's bob ehrlich-- a 72% increase for us and $2.5 million from special interests for himself. nice work, bob. >>> breaking news. major storm. the remnants of tropical storm nicole bring powerful winds and heavy rain up and down the east coast, causing historic flooding and a state of emergency in north carolina. dave price is live on the scene with the latest. >>> campus tragedy. a rutgers university student kills himself, after an internet prank goes horribly wrong and shows him kissing another man. his roommate and another student now face criminal charges, as the college mourns his laws. >>> and death of a legend. hollywood star tony curtis passes away at the age of 85. we'll look back at his career and his roles in some of hollywood's greatest films early this thursday morning, september hollywood's greatest films early this thursday morning, september 30th, 20 o 10. captioning funded by cbs >>> a small taste of what's to come here in new york city, where we and all of the east coast are bracing for o severe weather. good morning, everyone i'm maggie
at college. now her death is sparking some action. mary joins us now with the fallout on the murder of yeardley love. >> a college campus dedicates an entire day to improving campus safety and preventing violence. it's happening now at the university of virginia, five months after the death of yeardley love. >> reporter: yeardley love grew up in cockeysville and was weeks away from graduating when police say her ex-boyfriend, attacked and killed her inside her off-campus apartment. >> beautiful young woman who had everything going for herself. there's no reason she shouldn't be here. >> today's students, faculty and staff, participated in an event called day of dialogue. featured discussions, a resource fair and a public art project called lines of darkness and light that veiled the collins university historic rotunda with black fog. both love and huguely played well cross at uva. they said today, athletics has been a strong supporter of this movement. >> every coach who was not actually competing today or doing key recruiting is here. and in fact, as you looked around here, craig l
is a big concern as these downpours continue to hit us. they have come through overnight into the morning hours. the rain just picking up on us moments ago. the worst of what we're being told is we've been dealing with this all morning. the bad news about that, it's not going away anytime soon as we are expected to continue dealing with this flooding and water collecting and gathering south florida as the day goes on. harry. >> sherry williams, thank you very much. we go over to dave price and find out where this storm is headed g. morning, sir. >> she was right. we are just seeing the storm pick up, not very well organized right now but going over the florida peninsula around south florida into the atlantic where it will get some energy and that rotation is going to be more well formed. our biggest concerns, once it moves through florida, rolling into the carolinas, places like wilmington already pounded, another three possibly to eight inches of rain expected as this system begins to zoom on up the coast and, again, it is going to follow a quick path all the way through to the northeast
. it's important, because, it doesnt' mean it won't effect us, it will just get extra tropical. the rain is still moving our way whether you see that spot or not. the flooding rains are a possibility and the winds will pick up as the center gets closer to the day tomorrow. in the region in here, over the appalachian to the bay, we'll see the heaviest of the rain. and there's the potential for a few inches and in some cases, up to 6 inches of rain and there's a lot moving our way and we'll have the forecast coming up shortly. >> the first warning weather coverage continues shortly. wjz is live in anne arundel and derek valcourt has more on how maryland's preparing for the floods and high winds. >> reporter: local and state emergency management officials are sending out warnings. they're getting ready for the storm and so should you. >> reporter: in neighbors like fells point, subject to frequent flooding. >> every time there's a high tide, it floods there. >> a couple buddies got their cars destroyed because of the rain. i try to stay away if it's going to rain. >> reporter: you
candidates are now using the media to get their message across. >> it's very encouraging. we've been making a lot of tough decisions over the last four years to move our state forward. >> reporter: ehrlich says voters are not paying attention to attack ads. >> there's a lot of difference between fees and taxes. >> if it comes out of my pocket it's a tax. >> reporter: maybe we now know why we have such a budget issue -- in annapolis since the governor doesn't understand the difference between the two. >> reporter: but now the governor is the person being attacked. >> martin o' malley, highs taxes, fewer jobs. >> reporter: but o' malley says under him the state is moving in the right direction. >> we can't move back. >> politics is a contact sport. these guys are going to be going after each other tooth and nail over the next months. because it's a robo poll, because it doesn't do the type of screening to ensure representativeness, that it will often if not always favor the republican. now if that's the case with this particular poll, it's even better news for o' malley. >> reporter: o' malle
limitations on pesticides have made killing them more difficult. costing the u.s. $258 million last year. >> immediately bagged up any of the materials that were in the near proximity to that book. bagged themuf and removed them from the building. >> reporter: right now, all of the contaminated books are in this truck, which is baking in the sun in the inside of a parking lot. once the inside reaches 120 degrees, the critters should die. but the sun and containment aren't the only remedies. all eight have been sprayed with pesticides. >> they don't know what causes a.l.s. and parkinsons. but some have tie today to that stuff. >> reporter: but most are confident in the cleanup. >> it's a nice, quiet, relaxing environment. >> you're going to keep using it? >> yes. >> some might think it's overkill the way we've addressed the problem. but we think it's something if handled quickly, we're going to be better off for it. >> reporter: as a courtesy to library users, the urbana library is planning to wave all late fees until friday. and it could be open as early as sometime tomorrow. reporting
, wisconsin to bring us up to date. good morning, cindy. >> reporter: good morning, maggie. this earthen he levee is part of a series of dikes built mostly sand way back in the 1890s. sunday parts began to erode or give way as people in the historic town of portage are seeing the wisconsin river at its highest level since 1938. here in portage, the wisconsin river reached 20.5 feet sunday. that's even higher than the predicted crest, which forecastrs said wouldn't come until later today. 300 residents were asked to evacuate but those who stayed behind were trapped when local highways were shut down. >> they told us that we have -- that we had ten minutes to get out of there because they are blocking off all the roads back there. >> reporter: all this flooding was the result of extraordinarily heavy rains that fell across the upper midwest last week, as much as 10 to 12 inches in some areas. in the western wisconsin town of arcadia, some folks were allowed to return to their homes only to find their belongings water-logged. >> phone calls from a few friends letting me known flooding was occu
of a possible o copycat attack. she's with us in the studio early this friday morning, she's with us in the studio early this friday morning, september 17th, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> good friday morning to you. still waking up there, i'm erica hill. good to have you with us. fog not guilty new york city. >> and right there, too. i'm harry smith. good morning, everybody. breaking news this morning, you'll never guess who showed up in a prison in peru. it was beth hole way trying to vis visit joran van der sleuth, face to face for about five minutes. >> of course natalie hole way's mom who disappeared in rememberu. >>> also people in new york talking about this not only people in new york affected but really unusual in the city yesterday. huge storms rolled through around rush hour. hail, powerful winds, there was a huge thunderstorm. sideways rains and a possible tornado. dave price joins us this morning in queens in forest hills, new york where the storm hit hardest with the latest this morning. talk about destruction, dave. >> you know, typically when weather like this hap
a sign that will remind people not to use cell phones behind the wheel. they hope to pass the vials as a primary offense meaning alone it could be cited. instead it is given as a secondary offense. you will have to be pulled over for something else as well. first time is $40 and then $100 every time thereafter. authorities say it will be extremely affective. >> it is amazing how creative police can get. i would not be comfortable thinking they can't get me because i am holding the cell phone. >> they are the ones unfortunately we will cite. >> reporter: they say it's time for a change although some say it is unnecessary. >> if you get caught you will not do it again. i think it's a good thing, i believe it needs to become a law every place. >> reporter: and the court may wave the penalty for a first time offender if he who are she has proved they have acquired -- if he or she has proved they have acquired a hands free device. >> multiple ones. >> thank you. a citation will not only result in a fine but a point on your license. if they get into a crash it is three points. >>> live ou
changed our weather at the tern from last week to where it is now. and we'll show you what it means for us, it means a lot of rain, thunderstorms and even the potential for flooding. we saw a warning or two today. we have the bands from the south and moving to the north. they'll continue to move our way. and there's more to the south and we'll take you in on a few areas and we'll show you where we're dealing with this thousand. and a little bit in carroll county, that's making its way to the north and lighter rain at this point. that's going to change. you can see the heavier rain and that's moving to the north and we have more where that came from. we have flood warnings because of this. where we've seen the heaviest rain so far, you can see montgomery and carroll county and baltimore county and these are for say ring times through 4:50 through 4:40. this is throughout the overnight and into tomorrow. veal the forecast coming up. >>> thank you, and stay with wjz-13 for first warning weather coverage. as we mentioned, remember, wjz- 13 is always on. go to wjz.com for more at any time. >> >
. most of the windows were bashed out. firefighters had to use ladders to rescue the people inside. at this point the cause of the accident is not clear. we're here gathering information. back to you. >> thank you. wjz has complete coverage of the crash. we saw the backup the accident is causing. >>> this is going to be an ongoing issue, not only because of the ramp and the damage to the ramp, they'll have to remove the bus. once they take care of the injured people, there's a live look at the scene. the accident is on the 270 spur at the i-0 merge in the northbound direction at the merge. the northbound spur is closed to all traffic. all traffic must exit pat democracy. all traffic must take the inner loop of the beltway. this is obviously cause lag lot of confusion and a lot of traffic hasn't had a place to go. there's a large triage area that's set up. this will be there for quite sometime, so if you know anybody headed in that direction, turn around. it's an area to be avoid right now. it will be there for sometime. we'll have another update in 15 minutes. >>> our other big sto
during this election. my thing is, don't let us be fighting for votes. let us join together to fight for the future of this city and that means fight for our children. >>> greg bernstein, the democratic nominee for the podium, now taking the podium for pat jessamy's concession speech. >> thank you very much. everyone, thank you. >> we began this campaign two months ago. almost everyone said we did not have a chance. that the political establishment would not allow us to succeed. that racial politics would trump the issues. and the needs have changed. but the results showed we have attracted a broad base of support across the city. because people of all ages, races and economic groups were ready for a change. and were ready for a fresh approach in tackling the violence. people may say i'm naive. but i say that this transcends public policies or race. my election proves right. [ applause ] >>> our win comes thanks to each and every one of you who voted for me. with all of the hard work, all of the long hours we put in during baltimore's hottest summer on record. all of that was the eas
the president's team was torn apart over the u.s. strategy in afghanistan. so, is this a white house divided? >>> sexting outrage, three women accuse a wisconsin district attorney sending them sexually charged text messages yet he remains in office. we'll speak with one of the women at the center of the growing controversy. >>> and gearing up. mel gibson's former girlfriend hires a dream team of attorneys in her fight against embattled star. but new e-mails reveal a bizarre new twist, early this wednesday but new e-mails reveal a bizarre new twist, early this wednesday morning, september 22nd, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> good wednesday morning, everybody. enjoy your last few hours of summer before fall officially begins tonight. i'm maggie rodriguez. >> i'm harry smith. i guess we'll also have paris, at least paris to talk about anyway. she famously pled her cocaine charges in las vegas recently, gets on a plane, decided to go to japan and she's met by the authorities in japan with sort of a maybe not. maybe you should go home. we'll have that story coming up in a bit. we begin this m
is tracking how this system could impact us, bob? >>> we have seen the rain in the last 24 to 36 hours. it looks like another heavy bout of rain. that funnel system has stalled along the east coast. it is raining across florida and further south, we are watching a tropical system that can affect our region. there will be a tropical depression and where it is expected to go, we will let you know. >> it looks like it is making some strength before it makes not only one but two landfalls. one over south florida, one -- actually three, again in the carolinas. again, what we are looking at combined with the jetstream it will act as a funnel. ahead of the jetstream, the rain will pick up on thursday, a round of heavy rains and winds will pick up 30-to-40 miles per hour. a few inches of rain came from this storm system. it does leave quickly but it will leave its mark and we will have your full forecast coming up. >> remember, www.wjz.com is always on. >>> a health scare for former president jimmy carter. here is an update on his condition right now. >> reporter: the former president was on a
a little bit. as we head through the afternoon going to be a lot of sunshine it. will warm us up to 77 but that is the beginning. we're going into the 80s and eventually 90 degrees in this five-day forecast. >> thank you. a problem on northern parkway. here's sharon gibala. >>> we still have fire work activity from a two-alarm fire overnight. that as falls road closed at northern park way. that's between northern park and englewood. you can take roland to get around. we have preparations beyond way for the baltimore book festival. the right lane of charles street is closed because of it between east branch and mt. vernon. the left an is closed between west branch lane and madison street. there's a look at your drive times. still no delays, outer loop. there's a live look at the top side of the beltway at dulaney valley road. full speed on the inner and outer loop out of the ft. mchenry tunnel. remember, wjz 13 is always on. so for traffic information anytime, you can log on to wjz.com. don, back over to you. >>> people are still talking about the shooting inside johns hopkins hospital
, not politicians and we're eager to have our children return to us. >> reporter: the family members spoke at a news conference with sara. she says when the others are released, she doesn't feel fully free. this is not the time to celebrate. my disappointment in not sharing this with shane and josh is crushing. i stand before you today 1/3 free. >> reporter: president mahmoud ahmadinejad is attending meetings today and having him in town lets protestors send their messages. >> reporter: politicians and activists gathered near the un in building a nuclear arsenal and the abuse of human rights. in an interview in new york, he pointed to his release of a hiker as a humanitarian gesture saying that the u.s. should release eight iranians. >> the u.s. government should make a humanitarian gesture. >> reporter: he says she's seeking peace and the future belongs to iran. >>> ahmadinejad will address the general assembly thursday. >>> right now, the damage is assessed after hurricane igor battled bermuda. it was a force to be wreck conned with. heavy rains and winds knocked out power to 20,000 people. they w
, who used to work in a hotel, fortunately spotted the books book -- bugs in the book drop. >> we were incredibly fortunate that she saw it and knew what to do. >> reporter: bed bugs, nearly eradicated in the 1990s. new limit a -- limitations on pesticides have made them grow. >> immediately bagged up any materials that were in immediate proximity of that book. bagged them up and removed them from the building. >> reporter: right now, all of the taminated books -- contaminated books are baking in the sun. once it reaches 120 degrees, the critters should die. >> reporter: but all eight frederick county libraries have now been sprayed with pesticides of that's concerning to some patrons. >> they don't know what causes a.l. upon s. and -- a.l.s., and parkinsons. but some have tie today to that. >> this is a relaxing and quiet environment. >> but you're going to keep using it? >> yes. >> we think it's something that was handled very quickly. we'll be better off for it. >> reporter: as a courtesy to their patrons, the irvanna library is actually waving all of their late fees since friday un
is in for marty. >>> happy friday, everyone out there. we have the rain leaving us. it's still mild. we have everything from the 60s in baltimore and 70s the further south you go. taking it closer, 66 degrees in bel air now and 68 in kent island and 68 in annapolis. as we head into the afternoon. the northwest wind is picking up and we're bringing in dryer air. the clouds will mix with sunshine and we'll get to 80- degree this afternoon and dry air is returning for the weekend. we'll have the forecast. >>> what a waits you on the way to work? here's kristy breslin. >> well, it's an easy friday morning drive. everything is running smoothly on the northside of the inner loop and outer lupe. everything's in great shape on the westside. average speed, 65 miles per hour. moving to 95. that's a slowdown as you make your approach on the north eastside. harrisburg expressway, free and clear. taking a look at the travel times, 53 miles per hour average and 11 minutes to get through. and let's take a live look at the beltway at old court road. here's a look at putty hill avenue. back to you now. >>> h
, killed in afghanistan. navy lieutenant brendan loony of owings, maryland, was one of nine u.s. military personnel killed in a helicopter crash in afghanistan. the 29-year-old was a former navy lacrosse player. our media partner, the baltimore sun, says that services have been tentatively set at st. john the baptist roman catholic church. >>> police say they have no suspects and no motive for a deadly shooting there. it happened this morning in the 1500 block of broadway. according to police, the victim was shot on the front steps of the house there. he was taken to an area hospital where he died. >>> family-friendly restaurants, targeted by a masked robber. and most of the crimes occur here in maryland. weijia jiang is at the most recently targeted restaurant. >> reporter: fbi agents are not revealing exactly how much money the suspect has collected. but they say he's been robbing restaurants for a year and a half and he could strike again at any moment. >> reporter: the fbi is aggressively looking for this man who they say has been on a major crime spree, spanning four states since feb
time ticket is $100 and then more thereafter. >> most people who use cell phones know how to drive. >> reporter: most believe it's time for a change. >> it should be banned. i have a habit of doing it myself. >> makeup, cell phones and unattended kids. >> reporter: so all week people have back lining up for hands held technology so they can be ticket free come friday. there's a sort of free pass. the first time you are pulled over if you can show an officer proof that you have purchased a hands free device, that citation will be a warning. weijia jiang reporting. >> i got to get with the program before friday. thank you. maryland will become the eighth state where drivers can't talk on a hand held cell phone. >>> we have a developing story. a health scare today for former president jimmy carter. he was a delta flight from hat to cleveland when he began complaining of stomach pain. he was rushed to the hospital where he is being examined. president obama spoke to former president carter a few moments ago. a white house spokesperson said president carter is feeling great. former pres
, the capital, was under water and littered with debree. residents of bermuda, long used to tropical weather, left the streets deserted. >> safety first. we can always rebuild. we already know to rebuild. >> reporter: in fact bermuda has a strict building cones. walls must be at least eight inches thick able to withstand winds of 08 miles an hour. >> i'm not scared at all. i think it's an awesome force of nature. if you can experience it, that is amazing. >> reporter: officials will be in bermuda to assess the damage. so far, there's no word of any serious injuries. >> the first warning weather coverage continues. bob? >> right now igor is about 400 miles northeast of bermuda, so they have sunshine. it's still a category one, minimal category one. it's moving northeast at 26 miles an hour. see that little dot there. that is, in fact, bermuda, it passed at 40, 45 miles west of bermuda. also in the tropics, julia is weak and is moving off to the east. it's not going to affect any and. here's another area, africa, which will be tracking. it could become a tropical depression by tomorrow, but it
hit and he only gets nine months. >> reporter: the family tells us that they were hoping for a sentence that would deter other drink drives, but they think serving less than a year in jail is much of a deterrent. >> no matter what was going on, had a little smile on his face. and if you asked him how he was feeling he would say better. >> reporter: this week 27-year- old lorson pled guilty to possessing heroin and driving while intoxicated that night. he will serve six months in prison. for killing the 16-year-old boy, lorson will have probation for three years. he'll have to go to drug counseling, put an interlock on his car and go to drug counseling. >> it's crazy that you would do more time for possession of heroin than killing somebody. i don't understand it. >> reporter: the family is struggling with the skwrurbl system allowing the driver to plead guilty to the lesser charges and not to fatally injuring the teen. >> the stronger the state's case is the less than want to give up. the weaker the state's case is, the more willing they'll give up something in order to g
to the middle east peace process. >> peace must be made by israelis and palestinians. but each of us has a responsibility to do our part as well. >> reporter: the president urged friends of israel to accept a palestinian state and asked arab nations to support the palestinian authority, politically and financially. >> president obama says u.s.- led negotiations can produce results if the international community sets aside decades of community and pessimism. >> we could have an agreement that will lead to a new member of the united nations, an independent, solid state of palestine, living in peace with israel. >> reporter: though israel's seat sat empty because of a jewish holiday. >> reporter: during the second speech to the u.n. general assembly, president obama highlighted other issues. >> reporter: working with them, the president said that the u.s. is working with securing nuclear weapons. he told iran, it must aboy with international law. >> the iranian government must confirm to the world the peaceful intent of its nuclear program. >> reporter: iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad
turk is tracking the high temperatures for us. bob? >> cooling rain. might see some next week. for the time being, just a hot afternoon. and a hot evening. but it's going to be a lot cooler this weekend. take a look at these numbers. today, we tied the record that was set back in 1970. that was 95 degrees. and that's where we are this afternoon. got to 95. the average high is only 76. average low is only 53. so far today, 95, 70. but i promise you, by the weekend, much cooler temperatures. there we go. 1970. by the way, yesterday in 1970, it was 98 degrees. so that was the hot year. and this year, well, i guarantee, when you see much cooler temperatures. this may be the last 90-degree day we say this year. hopefully. >> all right, bob. thank you. >>> a bizarre crash in whitemarsh leaves a woman dead. tonight, police say they know what led up to the accident. skysky eye chopper 13 over the scene of the parking lot in whitemarsh mall. police say yesterday, a 22-year- old woman was caught shoplifting inside ika. workers in the store took her name and then released her. moments la
would manage it really. don't like that idea. we can't afford andy harris' idea. >>> mary joins us now with more. >>> days after the nearly abandoned towson complex was auctioned off, a new apartment complex was auctioned. and officials are ready for more luxury. >>> developers and county officials are standing inside this building. it is called the palisades of towson. 351 studio. they're filled with amen its, including custom closet organizing systems. bamboo flooring. kohler fixtures in bathrooms. and an automated parking garage that parks your car for you. >> all of this in the heart of towson. today, we're taking another giant step forward in the renaissance of towson and changed the skyline of this community with the opening of this new, beautiful apartment complex. >>> on tuesday, towson saw what doesn't happen. shoppers now lured to the luxury ring in towson town center. developers and county officials are betting on it. >>> almost. 500 million have taken place. >>> apartments for the palisades start at just over $1200 a month for a studio and go up to 2400 for a two-bedroom ap
of rain turning backyards and basements into a flood zone. jeff dub says he's used to the weather. but this time, it's different. >> when it gets to a certain point, you start thinking, this is bad. >> reporter: another storm system is expected to move in on saturday. >> alexis christoforous, wjz eyewitness news. >>> things are dry in our area. in fact, we're close to breaking a record high temperature, or at least trying it. >>> with all of the rain in the midwest, we could sure use it. out to the west, that front that gave those folks all of that rain has pretty much dried up. almost nothing along that front now. it all moved into portions of canada. a little rain there. but for us, temperatures this afternoon, at 95 degrees. and that ties the all-time record. there you go. on this date set back in 1970. so far, the low today. 70, our normal high is 76 degrees. and i guess the good news is, today may be our last 90-degree day. we've got much cooler weather headed our way for the weekend. mary? >> is that good news or bad news, bob? i'm not sure. all right. moving on at this hour
's a cool one to start out. we're in the 50s for most of us. 55 in bat month and 60 in hagerstown and 60 across the south. everything is ranging from about 50 to 60. we're going to see more clouds mix into the picture today and a little warmer. getting nothing the low 80s for the high and that is because a cold front is passing by. we're not going to see much rain. the dry conditions are going to continue. but we have a front coming through and then we have warm conditions setting in later this week. we'll have your forecast later coming up. >>> a tragic weekend accident claims the life of a harford county teen. the 14-year-old was struck and killed while crossing a busy road in bel-air. and his high school classmates are coming together to grief. >> reporter: good morning. it's been an emotional weekend for dozens of teenagers that new the victim of this fatal crash. and people are so concerned about the busy intersection. a memorial is held saturday at the fallston rec center in memory of joey d'entremont. he died friday night crossing route 24 north of the bel air bypass. people confr
waking up to extreme weather, including us here in new york city. good morning, everyone. i'm maggie rodriguez. >> and we got soaked around here yesterday. good morning, everyone i'm harry smith. of course in the midwest there's still a lot of cleanup and a lot of water piled up all over the place there. and the big story, then turns out to be in southern california. california, a record-breaking heat wave making l.a. feel more like death valley. in downtown los angeles yesterday, thermometers topped out at 113 degrees, an all-time high. more than 30,000 customers lost power. and the l.a. department of water and power says it recorded its highest-ever demand for electricity. "early" show national correspondent hattie kauffman reports. >> reporter: talk about scorching. los angeles topped out at 113 degrees, the hottest day in l.a. history. it edged out the previous record set in 1990 by one degree. >> i'm going to melt. >> quite frankly, you can feel your skin searing in the heat of it. >> reporter: normally cool air blows in offshore but a high pressure system tra
americans. a new report declares the recession officially over. but many of us are not feeling it. even taking on the president himself. >> i'm one of your middle-class americans, and quite frankly, i'm exhausted. i'm exhausted of defending you, defending your administration. >> we'll talk live with one of president obama's closest economic advisers. >>> and fighting convention. they've taken over our homes and hotels. fears in stores. bed bugs are big business. we're live at the first-ever bed bug summit early this tuesday we're live at the first-ever bed bug summit early this tuesday morning, september 21st, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> another gorgeous morning here in the city, as it is almost fall. good morning, everybody, i'm harry smith. >> and i'm maggie rodriguez. unfortunately we begin this morning with some breaking news. the sad story out of afghanistan where it's been another deadly morning for nato troops, specifically our troops. nine coalition forces, all of them americans, died in a helicopter crash in the southern part of the country. cbs news correspondent mandy
u.s. and nato service members have been killed in afghanistan, making it the deadliest year for international hall forces since the war began nine years ago. reporting for wjz eyewitness news. >> an american civilian and another u.s. service member were also injured in the crash. >> tonight a community will gather to remember a young high school athlete struck and killed by a car. joey d'entremont was a freshman at fallston high school. his death has devastated the small harford community. a viewing will be held from 6:00 to 9:00 at the mountain crees shon church in jupe amount of funeral services are planned for tomorrow morning. >>> the white house is calling for more restrictions to prevent driver distracted crashes. >> reporter: a new report shows deaths are down slightly but they still account for 16% of all traffic fatalities. a maryland couple testified about the death of their daughter killed in a distracted driving crash in florida. lahood blames automakers for adding too many distracting features. lahood also proposed banning truck drivers from sending text message
with animals. der being valcourt is -- derek valcourt is following the controversy for us. >> the defendant claims he beat his small dog after it bit his wife in the hand. but today, it's the judge's sentence for the punishment that many are calling doggone ridiculous. >> reporter: too graphic, so we blurred the image of this 4- year-old miniature pincher beaten to death by derrick chambers. in august, chambers was charged with several counts of animal cruelty, after crews found the dog tied up in a garbage bag in the bed of the truck. >> this was a case we thought called out for punishment. >> reporter: the head of the task force was upset to learn that this week, a city judge agreed to the defense request to drop the case if chambers performed 50 hours of community service, volunteering at the maryland spca. the stunned head of the spca says no way. >> it is our job to protect animals. so this volunteer service will be denied. >> we were just incredibly frustrated that the state attorney's office chose not to prosecute a case where there was just overwhelming evidence to convict the perpe
around this rugged country. already this year 525 u.s. and nato service members have been killed in afghanistan, making it the deadliest year for international forces since the war began nine years ago. reporting for wjz eyewitness news. >> an american civilian and another u.s. service member were also injured in that crash. >>> this evening family and friends of a falston football player will be held. >> joey d'entremont was hit by a car last friday night. police say the 19-year-old driver who struck him had the right of way. a memorial fund for joey d'entremont has been set up. the funeral will be held from 6 to 9 at the mountain christian church in joppa. don, back to you. >> while police are still investigating the accident, they say speed and alcohol were not factors. >>> the first of six people charged in the murder of a east tow son man gas. porter his if karla is among those accused in the murder for hire plot. prosecutors said coyle arranged the meeting and he now faces life in prison. >>> a 66-year-old woman is dead after being hit in the head with a steering wheel lock
the watches and warnings for us is bob turk. >> we do have heavy rain in portions of the region. take a look at radar, around washington county and western fredrick county, it continues to rain out there from hancock to fredrick. they've had heavy rain in the last hour. south of the baltimore metro area and south washington from east to cambridge and across southern portions of the western shore just a few light sprinkles and showers showing up right now. but i think we do have a possibility of heavy rain later on tonight. because of that there are watches and advisories in effect. bernadette woods is live to look at the region for tonight. >> bob was describing with all of the heavy rain. with all the heavy rain we did have flood flash warnings in effect for a lot of the area. we could see more warnings posted as we head through the morning hours into tomorrow morning. coastal flood warnings in effect for all of the towns and the cities. it's tapping into even more offshore, so we're going to see rounds of heavy rain continue on and off. >> thank you very much bernadette and bob. check on t
, wjz-13 is always on, go to wjz.com for more. don, back to you. >>> this is a scene that many of us will remember, a tractor trailer in the water of the bay after plunging off of the bay bridge. now, two years later, the family of the driver who drowned settled a lawsuit. good morning, once again. >>> good morning, once again don and everyone. the final settlement isn't exactly what the family had originally hoped for, it brings closier to the tragedy. >> reporter: it was more than two years ago that the 57-year- old truck driver was killed in this terrifying crash. his tractor trailer plunged off of the bay bridge when he swerved to avoid an on coming camaro driven by a 19-year-old. the two families settled on a civil suit. baldwin will pay $100,000, that's the maximum amount under her insurance. >> she's remorseful and she didn't set it to have an accident. >> reporter: initially, the shorts wanted $7 million listed the state as available. they argued that twoway traffic is dangerous on the span and that the corrosion should have been repaired. surely, for the safety of the city d
a front approaching us to the northwest. and yes, we have thunderstorms that are popping up. severe thunderstorm warning in effect for york county. and around the rockville area. that's going to move pretty much due east into northern p.g. county and southern howard county shortly. another north of libertytown. and probably moving into northern carroll county, very shortly. a big batch across northern p.a. most of it north of the baltimore metro area. and you folks looked like you would probably be in for some of those storms in the next hour or two. there is a watch over the entire region, with the exception of far, far western maryland. we have a severe thunderstorm warning as i mentioned. it just expired for loudoun county and fairfax, virginia. could be a couple of warm days headed our way. >> all right, bob. thank you. >>> the other big story wjz is following today. eggs tainted with salmonella. the owner of an iowa egg farm is in the hot seat on capitol hill. lawmakers also heard from people who got sick during the outbreak during this summer. >> reporter: this 77-year-old col
light rate around the baltimore area. heavier batches west of us. take a look at the rainfall totals. some of these are really impressive. look at this 6 inches, 6 inches, 8 to 10 in some. 8 inches, west of the city, 3, 3 on the eastern shore a lot less. you are getting heavy rain now. basically, that corridor across the bay anywhere from 6 to 8. some areas up to 10 inches of rain. of course they keep changing all afternoon. >> that's right. these are the 3:00 numbers we're giving you right now. the overall map of where we saw the heaviest under the bright purple, 9.12 inches worth of rain. over 7 inches of rain in annapolis and in frederick, 4 1/2 inches of rain even the airport over 3 inches of rain. in always bury, you only saw the heavier rain is moving in our direction. that's how quickly it cuts off from 9 inofs to just a half inch. because of all of the rain that's come down, there's a lot going on, on this map and a lot of different colors. these are the flash flood warnings also in effect. in addition to the coastal flood warnings, there is a tornado watch. that's not showin
who helped create him. has gordon gekko gone all soft on us? >> soft, no. but he's got a heart. he's not soft. he's a tough guy. >> reporter: is there a little oliver stone in gordon gekko? >> sure there is, of course. >> reporter: a walk back down wall street with oliver stone later on sunday morning. >> osgood: don't try this at home is more than just a warning. when you attend the sort of event our bill geist just survived. >> reporter: now you might think saturday night in omaha sounds a little dull. but when they start lighting the roler derby girls on fire, you'll think again. one reason saturday night was an absolute blast. you'll see for yourselves later on sunday morning. >> osgood: we'll also remember simon and gar garfunkel's big concert in the park. hear from the man who reorganized the auto industry, consider what's in a name with the fast draw and more. but first here are the headline for this september 19, 2010. last sunday morning of summer. after spending over a year in an iranian jail, sarah shourd is now home. she's one of three american hikers charged with spyin
. >> reporter: people outside the mall today say it is a concern, especially since guns were used in some of those holdups. >> it does bother me. because i come out here with my daughter. so i'm kind of standoffish now. >> the mall says it continues to work closely with western district police to provide a safe environment for its shoppers and merchants. as well as policemen patrolling the center. police believe there are three separate groups committing the crimes. >> two of the suspect groups displayed false weapons. another group pretends to buy a watch and pulls out a handgun. >>> police identified two suspects so far and are searching for them. this woman says she was a victim just outside the mall. >> my pocketbook was snatched right here. they have a police station right here. and it happened right at this bus stop. >> reporter: in west baltimore, suzanne collins, wjz eyewitness news. >> now, police say they want to stress, despite these mondawmin holdups, commercial robberies are down in the city. >>> captain mike perry with more. >> reporter: it wasn't clear initially what firef
and sunshine. winds picking up out of the northwest. it's a much drier wind for us, going to be gusting at times this afternoonment calm down tonight. temperature wise 74 in baltimore. 28 ocean city. closer you can see 73 bel air. 75 in annapolis. on your way to close to 80 this afternoon. tonight dropping as the air comes in from the northwest. overall here is the situation the front gets out of here, here is another one behind it. comes together like this. this one leaving us. high pressure coming in tonight through tomorrow. calms down the wind and provides sunshine. sunday this next front comes our way. look how strung out it is east to west. sunday in to monday, not a whole lot of moisture. when it gets to your area. mixed clouds and sunshine. winds picking up, if showers, a really small chance. the other thing it's going to do is keep the hurricanes away from the east coast. here is karl. we are starting with this one. overnight this became a major hurricane. catgoer 3 or high ser considered major. this three is coming on shore as we speak. winds 121 miles per hour. moving slowly
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